If you are staying in Dickson, be sure to spend a few hours taking in surrounding areas like Canberra, Braddon and Ainslie.
Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a unique vacation destination. Stroll around and savor the atmosphere of Questacon, the Australian Institute of Sport and the National Museum of Australia. Enjoy seeing local and touring artists strut their stuff at Albert Hall and the Canberra Theatre Centre. The area is a dream destination for lovers of art. Make sure you see the National Gallery of Australia and the Canberra Museum and Gallery.
If the weather is good get outdoors and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. The conservation preserves such as City Hill, give visitors an insight into the animals and plants that flourish in the local area. Locals and visitors alike love to visit places like Glebe Park and the Australian National Botanic Gardens. There is a charming atmosphere here and well-tended gardens.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, you’ll love the various stores at Canberra Centre.
Those who are into sports can see the Canberra Raiders rugby league team in winter and the University of Canberra Brumbies rugby union team at Canberra Stadium, the sporting heart and soul of the city. When the full-time hooter blows, follow the local sports fans to a nearby pub or bar to relive the match’s greatest moments.
Finding somewhere comfortable to stay in the Dickson area is a breeze. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Novotel Canberra, the Pavilion on Northbourne, and the popular QT Canberra.